Avril de Pastre
Avril de Pastre was born on 20th April 1987. After three years spent studying at the école des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, she was awarded her DNAP (Diplôme National d'Arts Plastiques) 'avec les félicitations du jury' (with honours).
In 2009 she entered...
"What I do is nourished by the optimism I require to be able to design and to envisage desirable futures."
Cabinetmaker and Compagnon du Tour de France, Thibault Desombre, impassioned by furniture and design, enrolled at the Ecole Nationale des Arts Décoratifs, Paris in 1981.
On leaving ENSAD, his first products were produced by P. Parent (1983),...
"To succeed with an object is to outline the basic essentials in order to bring meaning."
Design By O
"To decode the evolution of behaviour and devise elements capable of participating in it."
Born in Cyprus in 1976, of Italian-Swiss origin, Martino d'Esposito spent his childhood in the Middle East before studying in Switzerland.
Later, he set his sights on interior decoration, then industrial design, studying at the prestigious...
"These objects which speak to us ..."
DESJEUX DELAYE is an interior architecture and design agency founded by Dorothée Delaye and Daphné Desjeux. This duo dreams up almost masculine decorative schemes with sharp, clean lines. They love to mix genres and eras so that spaces do not become...
“Think of spaces as stages on which stories can be told.”
Nathalie Dewez lives and works in Brussels. Having graduated from the école des Arts Visuels de La Cambre in 2001, the main focus of her work is lighting design.
A mélange of poetry and rigour, her chandeliers, wall lights and floor lamps are light...
" Functional lightness. "
Emmanuel Dietrich was born in Besançon in 1969.
He graduated from the Ecole Boulle in interior architecture, and rapidly discovered his own way of working.
After working for Facom and Ardi, he designed the famous 'Harnais' watch...
"Design is above all a social craft, a way of life, which evades imprisonment. The human being is always at the heart of my work."